SFPE logo

SFPE Greater London Student Chapter

100th

Winner of Silver Award for SFPE Chapter Excellence 2020

SFPE Greater London Student Chapter won silver award for SFPE Chapter Excellence 2020.

Our Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 4th November 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 BST
Webinar
Wildland Fire Spotting by Metal Particles and Firebrands
Prof Carlos Fernandez-Pello from University of California Berkeley

Past Events

Monday 19th October 2020, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
Webinar
Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlements
Dr Antonio Cicione from Stellenbosch University
 
Monday 28th September 2020, 11.00-12.00 BST
Webinar
Strategy to Fundamental Fire Research in Reduced Gravity
Prof Yuji Nakamura from Toyohashi University of Technology
 
 
  
 

More Events

 

Our Activities

Our Talks

Wildland Fire Spotting by Metal Particles and Firebrands

Fascinating talk by Prof Carlos Fernandez-Pello from University of California Berkeley about wildland fire spotting by metal particles and firebrands.

Wildland Fire Spotting by Metal Particles and Firebrands

Wildland Fire Spotting by Metal Particles and Firebrands

Wildland Fire Spotting by Metal Particles and Firebrands by Prof Carlos Fernandez-Pello

Fascinating talk by Prof Carlos Fernandez-Pello from University of California Berkeley about wildland fire spotting by metal particles and firebrands.

Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlements

Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlements

Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlements by Dr Antonio Cicione

Fascinating talk by Dr Antonio Cicione from Stellenbosch University about Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlements.

Strategy to Fundamental Fire Research in Reduced Gravity

Strategy to Fundamental Fire Research in Reduced Gravity

Strategy to Fundamental Fire Research in Reduced Gravity by Prof Yuji Nakamura

Fascinating talk by Prof Yuji Nakamura from Toyohashi University of Technology about strategy to fundamental fire research in reduced gravity.

Wind and fire coupled modelling

Wind and fire coupled modelling

Wind and fire coupled modelling by Dr Wojciech Węgrzyński

Fascinating talk by Dr Wojciech Węgrzyński from ITB Poland on wind and fire coupled modelling.

 Fire dynamics in exposed timber compartments

Fire dynamics in exposed timber compartments

Fire dynamics in exposed timber compartments by Dr Carmen Gorska

Fascinating talk by Dr Carmen Gorska from Stora Enso who discussed fire dynamics in exposed timber compartments.

State of the art on research of facade fires

State of the art on research of facade fires

State of the art on research of facade fires by Dr Eleni Asimakopoulou

Dr Eleni Asimakopoulou from University of Central Lancashire discussed state of the art experimental and numerical research on facade fires.

Dust explosions of solid biofuels

Dust explosions of solid biofuels

Dust explosions of solid biofuels by Dr Nieves Fernandez-Anez

Dr Nieves Fernandez-Anez from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences presented dust explosions of solid biofuels, current needs and future trends.

Overview of the 1973 Summerland

Overview of the 1973 Summerland

Overview of the 1973 Summerland fire by Benjamin Khoo from Imperial College London

Benjamin Khoo from Imperial College London discuss 1973 Summerland fire and its relation to modern day fire.

Vulnerability to Fire of Heritage Timber Structures

Vulnerability to Fire of Heritage Timber Structures

Vulnerability to Fire of Heritage Timber Structures by Dr. John Gales

Inspiring talk by Dr. John Gales fromYork University on vulnerability to fire of heritage timber structures

Self-heating ignition of materials in storage conditions

Self-heating ignition of materials in storage conditions

Self-heating ignition of materials in storage conditions by Dr. Francesco Restuccia

Dr. Francesco Restuccia from King's College London inspiringly discussed about self-heating ignition of materials in storage conditions, from bio-char to lithium-ion batteries.

Translating engineering innovation to fire safety regulation

Translating engineering innovation to fire safety regulation

Translating engineering innovation into fire safety regulation by Prof. Vincent M Brannigan

Inspiring talk by Prof. Vincent M Brannigan from University of Maryland on the regulation of fire safety which discuss the implementation of the fire safety regulation in modern society and what is wrong with them.

The forest fire issue in southeastern France

The forest fire issue in southeastern France

The forest fire issue in southeastern France by Anne Ganteaume from IRSTEA

Fascinating talk by Anne Ganteaume from IRSTEA which explain the wildfire problem, regulation, and mitigation attempts in southeastern France.

Timber structures exposed to fire

Timber structures exposed to fire

Timber structures exposed to fire by David Barber from ARUP

Fascinating talk by David Barber, a principal at ARUP, on timber structure and fire, insightful discussion of issues, solutions, and work needed.

Large scale testing of sewage sludge treatment by smoldering

Large scale testing of sewage sludge treatment by smoldering

Large scale testing of sewage sludge treatment by smouldering by Tarek Rashwan

Super interesting talk by Tarek Rashwan which empower smouldering, which is usually considered as a climate threat, as a solution for contaminant removal.

Fire safety engineering: Certain uncertainty

Fire safety engineering: Certain uncertainty

Fire safety engineering: Certain uncertainty by Dr. Danny Hopkin

Fascinating talk by Dr Danny Hopkin which discuss how risk in fire safety is determined considering technology, social, economical, political, and business aspects. This presentation was given at the regular event of SFPE Greater London Student Chapter.

Modelling Grenfell facade system

Modelling Grenfell facade system

Modelling Grenfell facade system by Dr Eric Guillaume

Mind blowing talk by Dr Eric Guillaume which, for the first time, model the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. This presentation was given at the regular event of SFPE Greater London Student Chapter.

wit

Affiliation

affilSFPE